Great Catalin Box with Cube Finial in Watermelon Red + Black
This Large Octagon Catalin Bakelite Powder Box is a Rare Find
Beautiful large seldom seen large Art Deco octagon shaped Catalin powder box in watermelon red with orange swirls and black accents. This incredible powder box is a rare find and is considered by many collectors to be the epitome of a Catalin box collection. This box is one of only a few Catalin boxes featured in "The Bakelite Jewelry Book" by Davidov + Dawes on page 65.
The fluted base sitting on 4 black Catalin cube feet sloping up to faceted sides finished off with a large "cube" finial resting on an octagon black Catalin base on lid. The large size combined with the different design elements used on this box make it unique and rare.
Powder box is original and has a beautiful gloss. Box has has no cracks, chips or repairs.
Measures approximately: 5" high by 5" round at base.